A charge for "failure to obey a traffic control device", as it is usually called, is under VTL §1110a. Sometimes given to CDL drivers for missing a weigh station, to regular drivers as a roadside reduction, but most often as a negotiated settlement. A conviction carries 2-points and a maximum fine of $150 + surcharge.
Virginia will assign demerit points for their driver's who are convicted in New York. Don't plead guilty by mail.
The New York Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) keeps track of NY driving records with a point system. Many traffic violations and all speeding ticket convictions have points associated with them. Points mean fees, revocation, suspension, and can cause increases in your insurance premiums
Traffic infractions are not crimes and may usually be handled by mail. A traffic misdemeanor is a crime and requires a court appearance and a lawyer.
Restricted Use License in New York allow a suspended driver to go work, school, and the doctor. But is only applies to certain drivers. Learn more. Doctor
The overwhelming majority of traffic tickets, that drivers do not plead guilty to, are resolved through plea bargaining. Plea bargaining occurs with the prosecutor whereby the prosecutor makes an offer to the driver to plead guilty to a reduced charge.
Speeding in a school zone can be a sensitive issue for prosecutors and judges. Read this post to learn the fines and consequences of the school zone speeding ticket.
This post lists the fines and consequences of convictions for the most common types of speeding tickets.
Your ticket for speeding in a construction zone does not state the fine or consequences of a conviction. This post does.
This charge is for talking on your phone while driving. This post lists the fines and consequences of a conviction that the ticket does not tell you.